- a former county in SE England, now part of Greater London.
- a borough in central New Jersey.
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In Middlesex history is not just determinative; it is also cyclical.
As a result Middlesex presents a view of history that is as determinative and linear as you will find in any Greek myth.
Noël Coward was born in Teddington, Middlesex, his father an unsuccessful piano salesman.The Fabulous Coward
November 27, 2010
In 2001, Arthur's wife and his girlfriend accidentally met while he was recovering from an appendectomy in Middlesex Hospital.Chile's Etiquette of Love
October 16, 2010
He was afterward deputy-sheriff of Middlesex County, and lived in Westford.
Mr. Stevens was born in Middlesex county, Massachusetts, January, 1821.Cleveland Past and Present
It started in D—'s shop one afternoon after a Kent and Middlesex match.From a Cornish Window
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Wheatstone is either for "white stone" or for the local Whetstone (Middlesex).The Romance of Names</p>
He also gave the citizens the county of Middlesex to farm on payment to the Crown of 300l.The History of London
- a former county of SE England: became mostly part of N and W Greater London in 1965Abbreviation: Middx
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Word Origin and History for middlesex
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